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What does Toyota say about using recycled parts?

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Per Toyota Bulletin #180 - Use of Non-OEM Parts on Toyota Vehicles:

“Due to the sensitive nature of safety and performance systems and their effect on vehicle crashworthiness, Toyota, Lexus and Scion strongly recommend the use of genuine parts, and recommend against the use of alternative parts, in collision repair procedures.”

and Toyota Bulletin #157 - Collision Parts Position Statement:

”Toyota vehicle factory warranties transfer when repairs are completed with new Toyota Genuine Parts. The use of used salvage and or imitation counterfeit parts is not covered by the Toyota transferable limited warranty on such parts and all adjoining parts and systems which are caused to fail or rust by those parts.”

The bulletins can be found at techinfo.toyota.com

For short videos that show how to purchase and access the Toyota collision repair information, check out the Toyota OEM Information page.

Check out the I-CAR Collision Repair News article: How to Find Toyota/Lexus CRIBs